But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.…
I. THE VINEYARD.
1. This vineyard is the property of God.
2. The cultivation of this vineyard is committed to the Church.
3. The Church has neglected her duty in reference to this vineyard.
II. THE WORK.
III. THE WORKMEN. Their qualifications:
1. Ardent piety.
2. Fixed religious principles.
3. Accurate information.
4. A liberal spirit.
(T. Raffles, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.